"Sometimes the quarrel between two princes is to decide which of them shall dispossess a third of his dominions, where neither of them pretend to any right.
"What you have told me," said my master, "upon the subject of war, does indeed discover most admirably the effects of that reason you pretend to: however, it is happy that the shame is greater than the danger; and that nature has left you utterly incapable of doing much mischief.
You have had the good grace to fall in with my humour, and to pretend to
eat and to drink when nothing was there.
They usually pretend to
be flowers, because the court sits in the Fairies' Basin, and there are so many flowers there, and all along the Baby Walk, that a flower is the thing least likely to attract attention.
"I cannot pretend to
offer a positive opinion until I know more of the particulars connected with this extraordinary business than I find communicated either in your letter or in your maid's.
Truth is, we're all afraid to hit the pause button, so we continue to do what we know best: we pretend, we pretend to
know what we want, pretend to
know what we're doing and even pretend to
know where we're getting at.
Police are warning the public about a new scam to get money from drivers which has been observed in the wider Nicosia area where the fraudsters pretend to
have been hit by cars.
'Please avoid scammers and fixers who pretend to
be in a position to process Owwa benefits for OFWs,' Cacdac said.
The hunter may occasionally stop pretending he is a female and pretend to
be a male.
London, July 2 ( ANI ): 1 in 3 men pretend to
look more intelligent and cultured than they really are, a new study revealed.
He doesn't pretend to
know the psyche of a whole region.
A source said: "It's mad how many people are trying to pretend to
be her online.
Peter Dabbene (author); WE ARE WHAT WE PRETEND TO
BE; Vanguard Press (Fiction: Literary) 19.99 ISBN: 9781593157432
My favorite imaginary game is playing pioneers--my siblings and friends dress up in costumes with aprons, dresses, and bonnets and pretend to
churn butter, plow fields, sew, and garden ...
Some self-styled experts and feminists have denounced the Spanish upstart, declaring that it's inappropriate for young children to pretend to
nurse a doll.